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Our Vision
Our vision is to reduce the devastating impact of stillbirth for women, families and the wider community through improving care to reduce the number of stillborn babies and to reduce the impact of this loss.
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Our aim is to improve care to reduce the number of stillborn babies and to reduce the impact of this loss.
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Professor Adrienne Gordon

Co-lead Risk Factors; Lead Public Awareness Stillbirth CRE

Adrienne is a senior staff specialist Neonatologist in the RPA centre for newborn care and Clinical Professor in the Discipline of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology at the University of Sydney. She trained in paediatrics prior to specialising in neonatal/perinatal medicine and is passionate about the public health impact of a healthy start to life and preventing adverse pregnancy outcomes, especially stillbirth. She is a Chief Investigator on the NHMRC Stillbirth Centre of Research Excellence, a Board Member of the International Stillbirth Alliance and executive committee member of the PSANZ IMPACT Network (Improving Maternal and Perinatal Outcomes – Action through Clinical Trials). She has strong links with National parent led organisations - including Stillbirth and Preterm Birth Advocacy Groups and is Deputy Chair of the National RedNose (Previously SIDSandKIDS) scientific advisory group. Adrienne currently leads the Public Awareness work within the Stillbirth Centre of Research Excellence which includes mass media campaign design and evaluation in collaboration with Prof Adrian Bauman from the University of Sydney. She is a key member of the Safer Baby Bundle initiative which aims to reduce late pregnancy stillbirth in Australia by 20%. Adrienne chairs the Perinatal Mortality Review Committee for the NSW Clinical Excellence Commission and is the National Coordinator of the IMPROVE program in Australia.

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